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Austria will have early elections after vice chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video

World - 3 hours 57 min ago
Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far-right Freedom Party, has resigned over allegations of corruption, just days before key European elections.

'GoT' and 'Big Bang Theory' finales mark shift to fewer shared TV experiences

Entertainment - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 19:40
Two major hits, "Game of Thrones" and "The Big Bang Theory," are signing off within days of each other. Whether those shared viewing experiences represent a celebration or a wake is once again the subject of debate in TV industry circles.

'John Wick 3' goes to war

Entertainment - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 19:20
The John Wick movies are essentially aimed at people who find the "Taken" franchise too intellectually demanding, dispensing with the pretense of a plot in order to get right into the action. "John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum" certainly follows that script -- or rather, lack of one -- delivering adrenaline-fueled thrills, before fatigue creeps into the unrelenting mayhem about halfway through.

Manchester City makes history with FA Cup win

World - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 18:00
Manchester City became the first men's team in history to win the English domestic treble, beating Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final at Wembley.

Bayern Munich wins Bundesliga as Robben and Ribery bid farewell

World - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 15:58
Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery got their fairytale farewell in Germany, both scoring as Bayern Munich beat Frankfurt to retain a seventh consecutive Bundesliga title.

A woman took a picture of three Irish men in Times Square. It took Twitter only an hour to track the lads down.

World - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 13:46
Christina Boniello was strolling through Times Square earlier this month when a group of three men with Irish accents asked her to snap a photo of them.

What is Eurovision and why do people care?

World - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:32
Ah, Eurovision -- the kitsch, camp, glitzy annual spectacle that captivates a continent and profoundly confuses the rest of the world.

Eurovision faces backlash as musical kitschfest hits Israel

Entertainment - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 12:29
Always camp, often cheesy and occasionally political, the Eurovision Song Contest rarely passes off without some kind of controversy.

Compassionate conservation is 'seriously flawed'

Science & Nature - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 00:29
The idea that you cannot kill any animal is "fatally flawed" as a conservation concept, scientists argue.

Drone causes US Embassy in Baghdad to go into lockdown

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 23:22
The US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, was put on a security lockdown Thursday after an unidentified drone was detected nearby.

What's it like to be bitten by a bedbug?

Science & Nature - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 23:05
The blood-sucking parasites have been around for at least 115 million years, according to a recent study.

This is where the Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 21:14
On April 11, the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft attempted to land on the moon in the ancient volcanic field called the Sea of Serenity -- but it crashed instead. Now, NASA has released images that helped researchers discover the crash site.

Why some 'GoT' viewers aren't happy with this final season

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 20:16
"Game of Thrones" fans are fed up. This final season was supposed to be a climax of brilliant storytelling, a time when all the pieces in this sprawling, intricate Westeros puzzle finally snapped into place.
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